Event Recordings


March 28, 2023

Title: “Untypical for a Transylvanian Lady? Gender and Nationalism in Modern Science”

Speaker: PD Dr. Borbala Zsuzsanna Török – Universität Wien (Austria)

Click Here to Watch Video

March 13, 2023

Title: “Between Exoticism and Colonialism: Historicising Transylvania in Bram Stoker’s Dracula”

Speaker: Dr. Madeline Potter – University of York

Click Here to Watch Video

Feb 15 2023 3:30 pm

Unsetting the Structure: The Russia-Ukraine War

Among other explanations, geopolitical justifications predominate the literature on why Russia invaded Ukraine. Join the CES for a discussion with Dr. Ibrahim Muradov , Dnipro University of Technology, Ukraine.

Click Here To Watch Video




March 7, 2022

Ukraine: Past, Present, Persistence


Dr. Tamara Krawchenko, School of Public Administration, UVic

Dr. Serhy Yekelchyk, Professor of History and Germanic & Slavic Studies, UVic

Click Here to Watch Video


October 30, 2020

Bloodlines: National Border Crossings and Antisemitism in Weimar Germany”

Robert Braun, University of California, Berkeley

Click Here to Watch Video

February 12, 2021

“The Spectre of Populism: A Threat to Liberal Democracy?

Oliver Schmidtke, Professor of Political Science, Director of the Centre for Global Studies, Jean Monnet Chair in European History and Politics, University of Victoria

Click Here to Watch Video

February 22, 2021

“Local Suffrage Increases Citizenship Acquisition: Evidence from the European Union”

Hannah Alarian, Assistant Professor, University of Florida

Click Here to Watch Video

March 24, 2021

“Internationalism, Curiosity and Violence: Questions of Race in the 1960s and 1970s Moscow”

Riikkamari Muhonen, PhD Candidate of History, Central European University

Click Here to Watch Video

April 8, 2021

“Other Europes in Moments of Post-Otherness”

11:00am – 12:30pm (PST)

Dr. Regina Römhild, Professor, Institute for European Ethnography, Humboldt University of Berlin

Click Here to Watch Video